Archive for the ‘warbirds’ Category

The Yarram Centenary of Flight

The Yarram Centenary of Flight on 17.3.2018 celebrated 100 years of flight in Yarram, in particular the first war operation of military aircraft in Australia, in commemorating the search for the German commerce Raider SMS Wolf. A Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2b “Battleplane”, serial A778, presented to the Commonwealth by Mr A M Simpson, was sent […]

U.S. Military Aviation’s Half Century Club

There are a handful of aircraft designs that are approaching, or have already surpassed fifty years of service with various U.S. military users. Half a century of service speaks praises of the design’s utility and adaptability, as many designs have been assigned duties other than what they originally were intended to carry out. Additionally, some […]

SEARCHING FOR WARBIRDS IN WALT DISNEY WORLD

I had the recent good fortune to be invited to stay at a Vacation House with some friends on the property at Walt Disney World near Orlando Florida for the last week on March. This crew were all Disney World experts; they had been down many times to Disney World to stay in a multi-bedroom […]

RE-POSITIONING AT THE NEW ENGLAND AIR MUSEUM

I took a ride up north recently, on a nice warm February day to see what was going on at the New England Air Museum at Bradley International Airport north of Hartford, CT. Crazy weather, 74 degrees in February, climate change for sure, but a great day to drive up and see some warbirds!! They […]